Enterprise man, 75, gets 10 years for killing step-son

Seventy-five year old Albert Andries was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Justice Dawn Gregory yesterday in the High Court for killing his step-son during an early morning fight in 2012.

Andries, who was on trial for the 2012 murder of the his step-son Lakeram Persaud at their home in Lincoln Street, Enterprise, East Coast Demerara, was sentenced after he was found guilty of the lesser count of manslaughter by a 12-member jury. After deliberation for two hours, the jury arrived at a unanimous decision that he was not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

Persaud was stabbed in his chest with a knife during an argument with Andries. Justice Gregory, addressing Andries, said she  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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